About Basil-
Basil is known as the king of herbs. It is a highly fragrant plant whose leaves are used as a seasoning herb for many different types of foods. It has become one of the most recognizable herbs.It has round leaves that are oftentimes pointed. They are green in color, although some varieties feature hints of red or purple.
Basil is an excellent source of vitamin K and manganese; a very good source of copper, vitamin A "in the form of carotenoids such as beta-carotene", and vitamin C; and a good source of calcium, iron, folate, magnesium and omega-3 fatty acids.

Benefits Of Basil in Daily Life & Health -
*Basil is one of the best cures for various disorders of the respiratory system.Apart from these health benefits, basil leaves also help in treating various children’s ailments like cold, cough fever, vomiting and diarrhea.
*There are different types of basil, which differ in taste and smell. Sweet basil "the most commercially available basil used in Italian food" has a strong clove scent because of its high concentration of the chemical agent eugenol. Alternatively, lime and lemon basil have a strong citrus scent due to their high concentration of limonene.
*Basil is used in traditional Tamil and Ayurvedic medicine, which is a form of traditional medicine popular on the Indian subcontinent.